torpe translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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torpe

  
      adj  
1    (=poco ágil)  
[persona]  
clumsy  
[movimiento]  
ungainly  
¡qué torpe eres, ya me has vuelto a pisar!      you're so clumsy, you've trodden on my foot again!  
un hombre de torpes andares      a man with an ungainly walk  
2    (=necio)   dim, slow  
soy muy torpe para la informática      I'm very dim o slow when it comes to computers  
es bastante torpe y nunca entiende las lecciones      he's a bit dim o slow, he never understands the lessons  
3    (=sin tacto)   clumsy  
¡qué torpe soy! me temo que la he ofendido      how clumsy o stupid of me! I'm afraid I've offended her  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

tope, torpear, torpedo, torpeza

soy muy torpe para la informática exp.
I'm very dim {o} slow when it comes to computers

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
he's a bit dim {o} slow, he never understands the lessons
exp.
you couldn't be more clumsy if you tried
[Hum.]
exp.
a man with an ungainly walk
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'torpe' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
adj.
torpe
adj.
torpe
adj.
torpe
adj.
torpe
n.
el torpe
exp.
ser torpe de palabra
n.
la persona torpe en informática
[INFO]
exp.
es algo torpe para las matemáticas
adj.
1) torpe, 2) difícil de manejar
[INFO]
"torpe": examples and translations in context
Tu torpe padre no quiso asustarte así. Your clumsy dad didn't mean to scare you like that.
- Una forma torpe de presentarme. - It was a clumsy way to introduce myself.
El primer encuentro es siempre torpe. But the first few times are always awkward.
Eres encantadoramente torpe con mis amigos. You're so charmingly awkward with my friends.
Sabía que ser torpe daría sus frutos alguna vez, pero... I knew being sloppy would pay off someday, but...
Red John era un sociópata común... vago, torpe, loco. Red John was a common sociopath - lazy, sloppy, delusional.
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